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23 Nov 2023

Italy Bans Lab-Grown Meat, Citing Tradition Defense

Italy's MPs have voted in favor of a law prohibiting the production, sale and import of lab-grown meat. The right-wing government labels it a defense of Italian tradition. However, this decision ignited protests and even a clash between farmers and MPs. Agriculture Minister Francesco Lollobrigida claims Italy is the first country shielded from the socio-economic risks posed by synthetic food. [Source](